2021-2022 Season

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Original Film
December 2021


World Premiere
March 2022

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New Production
April 2022

Now Streaming

Watch Gianni Schicchi Now

Discover all four episodes of the final workshop of We Wear the Sea Like a Coat, a world-premiere-in-the-making with music by Sally Lamb McCune and a libretto by Rachel Lampert and Yvonne Gray.

Gianni Schicchi


Gianni Schicchi is generously underwritten by 

Barry Chester and Elissa Cogan


Regular: $15

Student: $10*

*Use discount code: Student

"...backstabbingly socially distant..."

What do you do when the family patriarch dies in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic? Hire a con man and change his will.

Giacomo Puccini's comedic one-act masterpiece, premiered in the midst of the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, is brought to you as an original film produced by Opera Ithaca. Join us and see just what happens when opera's favorite dysfunctional family goes into quarantine. Best of all - you can enjoy from the complete safety of home!

Inside the Creative Process

Apprentice Artists

Inside the Creative Process

We Wear the Sea Like a Coat

Final Workshop - Episode IV

Streaming on Demand 

Starting Sunday, August 15 at 3:00PM Eastern

Join Opera Ithaca for the first episode of the final workshop of the world-premiere-in-the-making, with music by Sally Lamb McCune and a libretto by Rachel Lampert and Yvonne Gray.


Artist Spotlight

Marlen Nahhas
Gretel in Hansel and Gretel


PRAISE: “...impassioned soprano”                                              - San Francisco Chronicle  
Upcoming Work:
  • LA BOHÈME, Virginia Opera

  • FRIDA, Michigan Opera Theatre

Meet our Apprentice Artists

Young Artists                           

Mariya Kaganskaya                 
Daniel Rich                                
Flora Wall  

Studio Artists

Sarah Aliperti
Syona Ayyankeril
Francesco DiLello
Erin O'Rourke

Edward M. Murray
International Competition of Voice

OPERA ITHACA relies on your support and patronage to bring professional opera to the Ithaca region. Please consider joining us today by making a financial contribution in support of our season programming. Please contact us directly if you are interested in underwriting a production, sponsoring, housing an artist, or volunteering with us! Thank you for your support!

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